US News migrants: the German city of Eisenhüttenstadt, at the border with Poland, on the first line

15:15  22 october  2021
15:15  22 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Des réfugiés pakistanais sur la pelouse du centre d'enregistrement des réfugiés à Eisenhuettenstadt le 9 septembre 2015. © AFP - Patrick Pleul Pakistani refugees on the lawn of the refugee center in Eisenhuettenstadt on September 9, 2015.

since The month of August, the number of refugees welcomed in Germany left on the rise. Thousands of Iraqis, Iranians and Afghans arrived by Poland and Belarus who agitates the migratory threat to protest the sanctions decreed by the European Union against the repressive Minsk regime. The small town of Eisenhüttenstadt at the border with Poland, where there is an emergency accommodation center, is on the front line.

With our correspondent in Berlin, Nathalie Versieux

Fleuron of the steel of the time of the RDA, the small town of Eisenhüttenstadt has since lost its superb. Half of the population has left the city since the fall of the wall and the disappearance of the industry. The businesses closed. Some rare retirees roamed the streets.

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Many are worried about the arrival of the refugees, as Maria: "We see them walk in the streets. In summer, it was a lot of people of color. Now they come from everywhere. There was an era here, when we walked in the street, we had the impression of being in Syria, with all these women walking with a scarf. It had calmed down, many had been distributed towards the rest of Germany. And then now .... We were during the week with my husband in Poland, and we saw them out of the bushes, just at the border. But they had not seen that just before them was the police, and they got caught.

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Matthias, also retired, fears a return to Chaos of 2015, when Germany has Welcomed one million refugees in a few months . "The situation had become very calm," he says. They were much fewer. And then now, we are already more than 2,000 arrivals on October. We are obliged to live with, we can not do otherwise!

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at last September legislative, one in five lives voted for the AFD far-right party.

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